Sept. 11 Committee Members' Financial Disclosures

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A summary of financial disclosure reports, covering 2002, submitted by the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States:

Commissioner: Thomas H. Kean, Republican (chairman).

Occupation: President of Drew University, former governor of New Jersey.

Report Highlights: Kean's earned income included $160,660 in fees and options from Fiduciary Trust International and $172,523 as a director of Amerada Hess Corp., an energy company with interests around the globe.

Kean serves on the board of Amerada Hess, which had a four-year alliance with Delta Oil of Saudi Arabia on a venture in Azerbaijan. Amerada Hess ended its role in the venture in November.


Commissioner: Lee Hamilton, Democrat (vice chairman)

Occupation: Director of Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, former congressman from Indiana.

Report Highlights: Hamilton worked as a consultant to Aequitas International Consulting, a health care firm that advises foreign governments among other clients.

He serves on an advisory board to the Association of the United States Army, the President's Homeland Security Advisory Council, the Secretary of Defense's National Security Study Group and the CIA Economic Intelligence Advisory Panel.


Commissioner: Richard Ben-Veniste, Democrat.

Occupation: Partner at Mayer Brown Rowe and Maw, former Watergate prosecutor.

Report Highlights: Ben-Veniste earned $893,000 from his law firm. The 23 individuals and companies for which he did legal work include Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Democratic National Chairman Terry McAuliffe and Richard D. Klausner, executive director of global health for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and co-chairman of a National Academies study on counterterrorism.

Mayer Brown represents airlines, although Ben-Veniste said he is not involved with that work. Mayer Brown offices in Germany represent Deutsche Bank, which after the Sept. 11 attacks gave authorities a list of accounts it suspected were linked to terrorists.


Commissioner: Max Cleland, Democrat.

Occupation: Professor at American University, former senator from Georgia.

Report Highlights: A war veteran who lost both legs and his right arm in a Vietnam grenade blast, Cleland received $42,076 in compensation from the Veterans Administration in addition to his Senate salary.


Commissioner: Fred F. Fielding, Republican.

Occupation: Senior partner at Wiley, Rein, & Fielding, former counsel to President Reagan.

Report Highlights: Fielding earned $936,000 from his law firm. He listed 36 individuals and companies for which he did legal work, including China Aerospace Technology Import-Export Company; Motorola, a global communications company; Peter Terpeluk Jr., one of President Bush's leading "Pioneer" fund-raisers; and Berman Enterprises, which is owned by another Bush "Pioneer," Wayne Berman.


Commissioner: Jamie Gorelick, Democrat.

Occupation: Vice chair, Fannie Mae (stepping down July 1).

Report Highlights: Gorelick earned $37,500 as a director of Schlumberger Ltd., one of the world's largest oil service companies, and $90,900 as a director of United Technologies, one of the Pentagon's biggest defense contractors and a supplier of engines to airline manufacturers.

Gorelick, a deputy attorney general in the Clinton administration, serves on the CIA's National Security Advisory Panel.


Commissioner: Slade Gorton, Republican.

Occupation: Attorney, former senator from Washington state.

Report Highlights: Gorton earned $274,000 from Preston Gates & Ellis, the Seattle-based law firm he joined after being defeated in 2000. The firm's clients include airlines. He provided advisory and lobbying services to the Air Transport Association and helped Evergreen International Airlines seek federal loan guarantees.

He earned $51,000 in consulting fees from Washington2 Advocates. Its clients include the liner shipping industry and Microsoft, which has formed a division on homeland security. He is a member of the Markle Foundation's Task Force on National Security in the Information Age and a director of Omega Oil Co. of Houston.


Commissioner: John F. Lehman, Republican.

Occupation: Chairman of J.F. Lehman & Co., former secretary of the Navy.

Report Highlights: Lehman had a stake of $1 million to $5 million, and stock options worth $500,000 to $1 million, in Ball Corp. of Colorado, a supplier of the beverage and food industries that also has an aerospace subsidiary with governmental and commercial customers.

He earned $45,000 as a director of ISO Inc., a supplier of data to the property and casualty insurance industry. ISO is working with insurers to implement a recently enacted terrorism insurance program.


Commissioner: Tim Roemer, Democrat.

Occupation: Lobbyist with Johnston & Associates, former congressman from Indiana.

Report Highlights: Roemer filed annual financial disclosure forms as a member of Congress and did not have to file an updated one.

In January he joined Johnston & Associates, a Washington lobbying firm, and said he planned to work on education, trade and national security issues. Johnston & Associates clients in 2002 included Boeing, New Orleans International Airport and defense contractor Northrup Grumman.


Commissioner: James R. Thompson, Republican

Occupation: Chairman, Winston & Strawn law firm, former Illinois governor

Report Highlights: Thompson received an extension to file his financial disclosure form, which is now due June 24.

His law firm was paid $1.66 million by American Airlines for federal lobbying efforts from January 1997 through June 2002. American operated two of the four planes hijacked on Sept. 11.